PROSE: Untitled by David Thomas

David Thomas is the author of a novella and dozens of comic strip stories, screen plays and radio plays. His work has been published in the UK, America, Europe and Japan. He lives and works in Cardiff, Wales. This piece is based on the scientific study of near death experience, not purely materialistic science but the [...]

POETRY: Scene by Penny Sharman

Penny is an artist, photographer, therapist and poet, mother, grandmother and sweeper of wooden floors. Penny has a varied approach to writing and is inspired by natural landscapes, especially coastal paths and the edges of things. She has just completed an MA in creative writing at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk Lancs, which is well [...]

POETRY: Cups & Pentacles// The Star by Margaryta Golovchenko

Margaryta Golovchenko is an undergrad student at the University of Toronto, an editor for Poached Hare, and a book reviewer for Alternating Current. Her work has appeared in publications such as Acta Victoriana, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Contemporary Verse 2, Metatron, and others. She is also the author of two poetry chapbooks.  Her two [...]

Experience/Experiencing

The first in a series of videos exploring alternative topics. A list of voices/ a timeline/ a history/ an instruction? Life changing undercurrents to change the current reality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-xC5WNYmZc

ART: Inside Out by Manon Williams

Manon Williams, originally from West Wales is an 18 year old radio presenter, journalist, and photographer. Heavily influenced by the works of Edgar Allan Poe, Tim Burton, Man Ray, Giulio Turcat and particularly the music genre Shoegaze, which often incorporates dark distorted noises. She has succeeded in translating these inspirations into her latest installation. A triptych of darkroom [...]

POETRY: Yugo in toad form by Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones is a writer. You can see more of his poetry in Issue 1 of Lumin Journal. The weight of the sky being flat around the middle, pulled in on itself, a gamble against clouds discoloured sounds circled by silvered  flocks  miming the effect of flight an equation figured out in the silhouette of a [...]

POETRY: The Ancestors & Lovers by Laszlo Aranyi (Frater Azmon)

Laszlo Aranyi (Frater Azmon) poet, anarchist, occultist from Hungary. Earlier books: (szellem)válaszok – ghost answers (1990), A Nap és Holderők egyensúlya - Balance between the forces of the Sun and the Moon (2011), Kiterített rókabőr - Fox's skin, vomit (2017). Known spiritualist medium, explores the relationship between magic and art. The Ancestors (Translated by Johanna [...]

ART: Sirens by Seren Sanclêr

Seren Sanclêr* is a Fictive Digi Artist. Her work explores the construction of contemporary storytelling, simultaneously mirroring and dismantling a post truth world. Sanclêr was born in Pembrokeshire, Wales in 1976 and raised by artist parents who dropped out in the sixties and relocated to the island of Ibiza during the late seventies. Her alternative [...]